Transylvania castles: Peles Castle and Bran Castle tour

Starting from 65€ per person

Highlights

  • Full-day tour to Transylvania from Bucharest
  • Get spooked on a tour of Gothic Bran Castle, also known as Dracula’s Castle
  • Visit the former royal residence at Peles Castle, considered one of the most beautiful of its kind in Europe

Itinerary
This is a typical itinerary for this product

Pass By: Triumph Arch, Bucharest

Meet with your guide and set out for your Transylvania trip.

Stop At: Peles Castle, Sinaia, Prahova County, Southern Romania

Start your day trip with Peles Castle (inside visit), set in the scenic mountain resort of Sinaia, also called the Pearl of the Carpathians. Tour the Romanian royal family’s former summer residence, which showcases a magnificent palace in the German Renaissance style. Built at the foot of the mountains between 1873 and 1914 by Carol I, the first Romanian king, the palace is considered one of the most beautiful of its kind in Europe.

Duration: 2 hours

Stop At: Bran Castle (Dracula’s Castle), Bran, Brasov County, Central Romania, Transylvania

Final stop at Bran Castle, commonly known as Dracula’s Castle (inside visit). The imposing construction, originally built as a fortress at the former border between Wallachia and Transylvania, looks out over a valley from its strategic position. The function of this medieval landmark is evident through its grandiose towers as well as its winding narrow staircases and passages. The Gothic appearance adds to the allure while you learn about its infamous ruler, Vlad the Impaler, and its legendary vampire.
Conclude your tour with return transport to your hotel in Bucharest.

Duration: 2 hours

Stop At: Brasov Historical Center, Brasov, Brasov County, Central Romania, Transylvania

Next is the town of Brasov, previously known as Kronstadt. Its well-kept historical center filled with centuries-old homes connected by small streets paved with cobblestone retains its German medieval charm. Your walking tour of this lovely town starts from the main square, which features the Gothic Black Church (BisericaNeagră – inside visit), old City Hall, watch towers, walls around the former citadel, and the narrowest street in Europe.

Duration: 1 hour

Departure Point

Traveler pickup is offered

Duration

11h

Inclusions
  • Professional English speaking guide
  • Hotel/Hostel/Accommodation pickup and drop-off
  • Small-group tour (maximum 6 people per group)
  • Transport by air-conditioned minivan
Exclusions
  • Entrance Fees ( 30 Ron for Peles castle – standard ground floor exhibition, 40 Ron for Bran Castle)
  • Gratuities
  • Lunch
  • Photo fees ( 35 Ron for Peles Castle)
  • Entry/Admission – Peles Castle
  • Entry/Admission – Bran Castle (Dracula’s Castle)
Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Maximum is 6 people
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 6 travelers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

Adult (18-90 years) / person:

2 – 6 – 65 Euro

Youth (13-17 years) / person:

1 – 4 – 40 Euro

Free Cancellation up to 24 hours in advance

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Escape the urban bustle of Bucharest for the day to discover the legends and treasures of Transylvania. Wander through the Gothic chambers and turrets of Bran Castle, nicknamed ‘Dracula’s Castle’ thanks to its spooky atmosphere and ties to Vlad the Impaler, and then feel like you’ve stepped into a fairy tale on a tour of splendid Peles Castle, the former royal residence of Romanian kings. Finally, explore one of Transylvania’s most well-preserved medieval villages on a walking tour of Brasov.